Library Link of the Day

April 2016

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  1. Local Library Company Returns to its Roots [The Dublin Post]
  2. Don't mourn the loss of libraries – the internet has made them obsolete [The Telegraph]
  3. Whither Bridget Jones? Britain's 'Independent' Newspaper Goes Digital [Morning Edition]
  4. Libraries lose a quarter of staff as hundreds close [BBC News]
  5. How libraries can save the Internet of Things from the Web's centralized fate [Boing Boing]
  6. In San Jose, Poor Find Doors to Library Closed [The New York Times]
  7. Will the Monograph Experience a Transition to E-Only? Latest Findings. [The Scholarly Kitchen]
  8. Obama claimed to want transparency. His actions suggest the opposite [The Guardian]
  9. The Public Library as InfoShop [TEDx]
  10. Millennials Are Out-Reading Older Generations [The Atlantic]
  11. Group of biologists bypasses journals and uploads their work straight to the Internet [ScienceAlert]
  12. 'A place of refuge and reinvention': what my local library means to me [The Guardian]
  13. GSU Prevails (Again) in Key Copyright Case [Publishers Weekly]
  14. The harsh truth about speed-reading [The Kernel]
  15. Amazon’s Quixotic Quest [Slate]
  16. Fewer Americans Are Visiting Local Libraries—and Technology Isn't to Blame [The Atlantic]
  17. Key advance: Neuroscientists get a new look into how we read [ScienceDaily]
  18. To Float or Not To Float [Library Journal]
  19. Fair use prevails as Supreme Court rejects Google Books copyright case [Ars Technica]
  20. The Librarian Who Saved Timbuktu’s Cultural Treasures From al Qaeda [The Wall Street Journal]
  21. How audiobooks took over the industry [Quill & Quire]
  22. Republicans Want To Force The Library Of Congress To Use ‘Illegal Alien’ [The Huffington Post]
  23. The once and future library [MIT News]
  24. The Rise of Pirate Libraries [Atlas Obscura]
  25. State of America's Libraries Report 2016 [ALA]
  26. The Information Literacy Imperative in Higher Education [Association of American Colleges & Universities]
  27. Prince's Legal Legacy: Contract Fights, Copyright Battles and Changing His Name [Billboard]
  28. Book-loving stars on Instagram: They're the new Oprah [USA Today]
  29. Weeding the Worst Library Books [The New Yorker]
  30. Could Santa Fean’s book battle affect access to Native art? [Santa Fe New Mexican]

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